PMC Lighting is pleased to share these photos of our ArcX Lighting at the newly renovated Veridian Center in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.
This two-story formerly multi-tenant building was transformed into a dedicated 22,055 square foot home for the Bentek/Gehring Group. Architects birse/thomas designed the updated space using the existing, unique curvature of the building and created a modern, industrial look incorporating the color blue. The floor plan and the lighting followed these curves and created a new office space which included new restrooms, two cafe/break areas, and a new gym area. The unique lighting defines the open workspaces and serves as a wayfinding element for the users. Our ArcX Collection with curved, free-form luminaries was a natural fit for this type of curved architecture.
The shared space in the middle of the building is tied together with a staircase that links the two-story building. This staircase leads workers from the second story work area to the large cafe. The flexible cafe space can be used for meetings and presentations, a place to enjoy lunch, a coffee break, or for other uses.
Psychological studies have shown that the color ‘blue’ represents confidence, authority, and a calming environment; thus, blue became the color palette to promote corporate branding and a tranquil setting. Paired with the lush exterior plants and vibrant tree canopies, the natural hues set a calming tone for the workday.
The goal to create a collaborative work environment by including these social areas was met and a workspace that inspires productivity and also creativity was achieved. On average, one-third of human life is spent working, and it should be done in a positive culture that improves your daily life experience!